An emergency episode about the 9 women’s rights activists arrested in Saudi Arabia in the last week. They are: Dr Eman al-Nafjan, Loujain al-Hathloul, Dr Aisha al-Mana’, Dr Madeha Al-Ajroush, Professor Aziza Al-Yousef, Dr. Ibrahim Al-Modaimeegh, Mohammad Al-Rabea and Abdulaziz Al-Mesha’al.
You can find out more about them here, courtesy of Al-Qst, the Saudi human rights abuses monitoring organisation:
Find out more about the Saudi “reforms” and what they mean for activism here:
Thanks to Sahar al-Faifi for joining us at short notice, and the activists who helped behind the scenes because they couldn’t publicly. Follow us on Twitter for updates: @iyad_elbaghdadi, @gatnash, @ArabTyrantMan